Tag Archives: Ownership

Dwayne Johnson Part of XFL Ownership Bid

Dwayne Johnson Part of XFL Ownership Bid

Dwayne Johnson Part of XFL Ownership Bid Dwayne Johnson Part of XFL Ownership Bid In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the XFL football league shut up shop, just five weeks into its ballyhooed restart. Then it filed for bankruptcy. It seemed like an abrupt, but final, end for the revived league, which first rose to notoriety for a …

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McClatchy, a Family Newspaper Business, Heads Toward Hedge-Fund Ownership

McClatchy, a Family Newspaper Business, Heads Toward Hedge-Fund Ownership

McClatchy, a Family Newspaper Business, Heads Toward Hedge-Fund Ownership McClatchy, a Family Newspaper Business, Heads Toward Hedge-Fund Ownership McClatchy’s troubles can be traced back to 2006, when it bought its much larger rival, Knight Ridder, then the second-largest newspaper chain in the United States, for $4.5 billion, plus the assumption of $2 billion in debt. From the time shortly after …

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Gun Ownership Soars in Brazil Under Bolsonaro

Gun Ownership Soars in Brazil Under Bolsonaro

BRASÍLIA — President Jair Bolsonaro has galvanized gun culture in Brazil. His trademark campaign sign was a hand folded into the shape of a gun. One of his first moves in office was to ease gun ownership rules. His three oldest sons, politicians themselves, have been fierce proponents of expanding gun ownership through policy proposals and social media posts. With …

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